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[Actor Spotlight] So Ji-sub

 

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It’s time for the spotlight to fall on So Ji-sub, whose latest drama My Secret Terrius just finished a successful run on MBC. Born in 1977 in Seoul, South Korea, So Ji-sub was a hip-hop loving teenager who got into modeling to make some easy money. Modeling led to acting, and though it took him a while to get his big break, the 2004 dramas Something Happened in Bali and I’m Sorry, I Love you put him on the map for keeps. Just like the path from K-pop idol to actor, the path from model to actor was not as common as it is today, and So Ji-sub was one of the pioneers who made this transition successfully.

 

So Ji-sub has been in the acting game for a long time, but dramaland never seems to tire of him. Likewise, his roles never feel worn out or overplayed. He’s been a bit typecast as a hero with baggage that’s gruff and cold at first glance, but actually “tofu hearted” and wonderful. I like to think that it’s not typecasting as much as it is just the So Ji-sub-ness coming out in each role. He’s a great actor, and he always brings the same quality to his roles. So Ji-sub doesn’t disappear into his characters so much as he plays them as if he’s trying them on — perhaps his early modeling career had more of an impact on his approach to acting and storytelling than we realize.

 

Here’s some great roles from So Ji-sub, followed by his full filmography.

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I’m Sorry, I Love You (2004)

 

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I’m Sorry, I Love You is a doozy of a classic K-drama. It put So Ji-sub and his co-star Im Soo-jung on the map as a leads, and has all the hallmarks and archetypes that we have come to love (or love-hate): birth secrets, terminal illness, unrequited love, stress fevers, piggybacks, returning ex-girlfriends, and more. So Ji-sub played an Korea-born, overseas adoptee who returned to Korea to find his birth mother. His anger and abandonment led him to exact revenge on her by basically trying to tear up the life of her other son (played by Jung Kyung-ho). As revenge plots often do, it fell prey to bigger things like love and forgiveness, but left a truckload of drama in its wake. So Ji-sub was great in this role — it’s easy to see why it garnered him a ton of attention. He showed his range as he portrayed the many sides to his character: the apathetic gum-chewing street thug who can’t handle his own emotions, the abandoned puppy who just wants to be acknowledged by his mother, and the head-over-heels lover who craves comfort but can’t bear to share his burdens with anyone. Please note that I’m Sorry, I Love you is best enjoyed over a box of tissues.

 
Only You (2011)

 

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2011’s Only You (often promoted as Always) was about a blind woman (played by Han Hyo-joo) and the ex-fighter/security attendant (played by So Ji-sub) that she falls in love with. It sounds like the plot of a nice juicy K-drama, but it’s actually a film, and because it is, the story is told much differently than we’d expect from a drama. It’s no secret I prefer dramas to films — I find their execution and methods of storytelling much more fun, and the time commitment (while terrifying if you add up all of your Drama Time) is part of the fun of being engrossed in the fictional world. That being said, Only You is a well-executed romance film that’s a bit more realistic and stark than your typical K-drama, but still has some of those drama elements we love. The film moved swiftly telling the story of their romance, and So Ji-sub was in true form as the rough-around-the-edges hero who’s struggling through life, but put those he loved before his own well-being. The film also has a nice message about the blindness of love, both literal and figurative.

 
Master’s Sun (2013)

 

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So Ji-sub starred with Gong Hyo-jin in this Hong Sisters smash hit. While I wasn’t crazy about the episodic nature of this drama, nor the whole ghost element overall, it had enough fun to keep me watching. The leads were also fabulous together, which is half of the reason the drama was such a success. Without their chemistry, the whole concept of a terrified ghost-seeing heroine who becomes safe only when she makes physical contact with So Ji-sub’s character wouldn’t have worked as well as it did.

 

Master’s Sun used So Ji-sub’s screen presence to the max — not only was he a master (pun intended) at giving off these cold, regal chaebol vibes, but he had the warmth and presence to back the whole skinship concept. Because who wouldn’t want to have all their fears and troubles disappear in a nice So Ji-sub hug?

 
Oh My Venus (2015)

 

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Oh My Venus might not have been the strongest drama plot-wise, but it was So Ji-sub playing the role that suits him best: gruff tofu-hearted hero bearing silent pain (a.k.a. “stoic marshmallow”). Typecast? Maybe, but I will never get tired of him playing these roles. In Oh My Venus he played the trainer and fighter to Shin Min-ah‘s chubby attorney. He had secrets and injuries in his past that threatened to drive them apart, but one of the things this drama did well was depicting two adults in a mature relationship. Go, show! However, Oh My Venus did raise some eyebrows as the premise was that Shin Min-ah’s character needed to lose weight to gain back the respect that her chubbiness had lost her in the eyes of society. That being said, the drama tried hard to be about health and healthiness, not about maintaining a certain number on the scale. (I appreciate when dramas try to address body image issues, but the message often gets a little muddy and self-contradictory — My ID is Gangnam Beauty also faced this problem.) Body image and social issues aside, you can’t talk about this drama without mentioning the humor and color that the supporting cast added. So Ji-sub’s character lived with the MMA fighter he was training (the ever-handsome Sung Hoon — this was my favorite role for him to date) and Henry, who played his manager. The three of them were an absolute blast together. They collectively took Shin Min-ah’s character under their wing, and the drama is worth watching just to see them all interacting, whether they’re circuit training or making sure to eat their veggies.
 

So Ji-sub’s full filmography:

 

Korea’s first youth sitcom that ran for almost three years. You’ll see the baby-faced versions of a lot of familiar faces.

Both So Ji-sub and Jang Hyuk started their careers with side roles in this drama about revenge and the fashion industry (why not!).

One-episode MBC Best Theatre drama (Episode #316) with the amazing Jeon Do-yeon.

Eight episodes, eight different love stories. So Ji-sub is in Episode 6 “Miss Hip-Hop and Mr. Rock” with Bae Doo-na.

Another one-episode drama from MBC Best Theatre (Episode 398, to be exact).

So Ji-sub has a supporting role (with Jang Hyuk again, hah) in this weekend drama.

So Ji-sub stars with Kim Sun-ah, and I like the sound of that.

A drama about a woman who’s dumped and then finds herself. Chae Shi-ra, Chae Rim and more.

So Ji-sub is the boyfriend that abandons Park Jin-hee who then starts a contract relationship with Lee Byung-hun to save face. Is that a fair trade?

So Ji-sub gets a second lead role in this Sohn Ye-jin romcom about rival Chinese restaurants.

So Ji-sub stars with bestie Song Seung-heon in this early drama. I assume it’s about a law firm but in every single still So Ji-sub is wearing a bandana do-rag. Because he can.

So Ji-sub stars with Chae Rim and Kwon Sang-woo in this drama about neighborhood romances.

So Ji-sub stars in this klepto comedy, and makes his first movie. Eek!

40-episode early Hallyu saga about two orphaned sisters, played by Kim Hyun-joo and Kim Ji-ho.

An early sageuk-fusion drama with parallel Shilla Dynasty and present-day Seoul storylines.

So Ji-sub, Jo In-sung and Ha Ji-won star in this classic and career-making melodrama. My gut tells me there is some serious second lead syndrome involved here.

Classic melodrama with Im Soo-jung that put them both on the map (see above).

So Ji-sub returned from his military duties and then starred in this OCN 4-episode drama short with Lee Yeon-hee.

This one is a big change of pace for So Ji-sub — it’s a Japanese live-action anime film and it looks… kind of like you might imagine, but don’t try, please.

Action movie filled with self-reference and meta that starred Kang Ji-hwan and So Ji-sub. The film was huge for So Ji-sub and won him a lot of critical acclaim.

So Ji-sub and Shin Hyun-joon star in this drama about a sibling rivalry of Biblical proportions.

So stars opposite Chinese star Zhang Ziyi in this Chinese/Korean production. So Ji-sub said he wanted to do something light after all his heavy roles. All that crying and suffering wears one out.

So Ji-sub plays a ghost in this Japanese mobile drama with Mitsuki Tanimura and Rina Aizawa.

Korean war + love triangle in this drama starring So Ji-sub, Kim Ha-neul and Yoon Kye-sang. Love the sound of that cast.

Ex-boxer with a dangerous past, and the blind woman he falls in love with (see above).

So Ji-sub is a hitman who finds himself the target of a hit in this action film with Lee Mi-young.

So Ji-sub teams up with Lee Yeon-hee again in this police procedural about cyber crime, identity switches, and more.

Smash hit about a haunted heroine and the chaebol heir that makes her safe — viz., skinship with a purpose (see above).

Web drama produced by Line TV starring So Ji-sub and Kim Ji-won that apparently was not available outside of Thailand (and perhaps still isn’t?). The idea of them as a couple doesn’t fit in my head; I’d have to see it to believe it.

So Ji-sub cameos in Episode 1 of this Hong Sisters drama, after starring in their previous hit Master’s Sun.

So Ji-sub cameos in this Yoo Ah-in period film about Crown Prince Sado.

A trainer with a secret past tries to help Shin Min-ah shed some extra pounds (see above).

So Ji-sub and Song Joong-ki star in this blockbuster about an attempted escape from a forced labor camp during the Japanese occupation of Korea.

So Ji-sub stars in this Japanese romance/melodrama film opposite Sohn Ye-jin, which reunited them on the screen 16 years after their 2001 drama. Cheers for career longevity!

So Ji-sub’s latest project just finished airing — he plays a spy, but the drama is more sweet/silly than spy/thriller.

  • Three Guys and Three Girls (1996-1999) [Drama]
  • Model (1997) [Drama]
  • What You Cherish Can Never Be Forgotten (1998) [Drama]
  • Love Story (2000) [Drama]
  • Have You Ever Said ‘I Love You’? (2000) [Drama]
  • Wang Rung’s Land (2000) [Drama]
  • Joa, Joa (2000) [Drama]
  • Cheers for the Women (2000) [Drama]
  • Long Way (2001) [Drama]
  • Delicious Proposal (2001) [Drama]
  • Law Firm (2001) [Drama]
  • We Are Dating Now (2002) [Drama]
  • Can’t Live Without Robbery (2002) [Film]
  • Glass Slippers (2002) [Drama]
  • Thousands Years of Love (2003) [Drama]
  • What Happened In Bali (2004) [Drama]
  • I’m Sorry, I Love You (2004) [Drama]
  • U-Turn (2008) [Drama]
  • Kitaro and the Millennium Curse (2008) [Film]
  • Rough Cut (2008) [Film]
  • Cain and Abel (2009) [Drama]
  • Sophie’s Revenge (2009) [Film]
  • I am GHOST (2009) [Mobile Drama]
  • Road No. 1 (2010) [Drama]
  • Only You (2011) [Film]
  • A Company Man (2012) [Film]
  • Phantom (2012) [Drama]
  • Master’s Sun (2013) [Drama]
  • A Good Day (2015) [Web Drama]
  • Warm and Cozy (2015) [Drama/Cameo]
  • The Throne (2015) [Film/Cameo]
  • Oh My Venus (2015) [Drama]
  • The Battleship Island (2017) [Film]
  • Be With You (2018) [Film]
  • My Secret Terrius (2018) [Drama]

 
Special Bonus: So Ji-sub’s love of hip-hop has remained strong and throughout his career he’s released some singles himself. Yes, the world needs So Ji-sub rapping about his life and how being an actor has clouded his perception of who he truly is versus who he has pretended to be.

 

 

source : http://www.dramabeans.com/2018/12/actor-spotlight-so-ji-sub/

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7 Actors Who Received Spotlight For Their Acting In 2018

 

Many dramas and films premiered in 2018. There were some actors who caused buzz just for their appearance and some who received praise for making their projects a success.

Here are seven actors who drew viewers to small and big screens throughout this year:

 

3. So Ji Sub

Through MBC’s “Terius Behind Me,” So Ji Sub made a triumphant return to TV two years after KBS 2TV’s “Oh My Venus.” The drama topped viewership ratings for its time slot and recorded a personal best of 10.5 percent.

He also appeared in producing director (PD) Na Young Suk’s experimental variety show “Little House in the Forest” and surprised viewers with his philosophy of life.

 

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credit : soompi news

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So Ji Sub Describes Working With Child Actors In “Terius Behind Me”

 

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So Ji Sub talked about his latest drama “Terius Behind Me” and his thoughts on acting.

The actor graced the cover of @star1 magazine’s January 2019 issue and participated in an accompanying interview.

So Ji Sub began, “It was my first time filming a drama in a while, so I was really nervous before the first episode. I’m so thankful for lots of your love.”

About his character Kim Bon who unintentionally became a babysitter, he said, “I made an effort so that his struggles while taking care of the kids wouldn’t look awkward. I thought that it was important to show former-NIS agent and current-babysitter Kim Bon’s humanistic charms.”

On his lovely chemistry with the child actors, So Ji Sub said “There were two kids, so there were many things I had to pay attention to. The kids were always hanging on me, so it was physically difficult, but I was happy. In order to get close with the kids, I always kept gummy candies in my pocket.”

So Ji Sub also revealed some of his concerns as an actor of 22 years. “Instead of being an actor who stands out alone in a project, I want to become someone who matches well,” said the actor. “I hope that the project will be a success so that the efforts of the people who made the project won’t go to waste.”

 

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“Terius Behind Me” came to an end on November 15 and recorded a personal best in viewership ratings the night before its final episode.

 

 

 

Source (1) / soompi news

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bristled finesse

 

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Haaaaawt. So Ji Sub is scruffy sexy for Star1 magazine. His recent drama, Terius Behind Me, notched decent ratings and received mostly positive reviews so I’m glad for him. He has had a pretty good year, with his melo tearjerker with Son Ye Jin, Be With You, being a box office hit.

 

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source : https://breathlesssurvival.wordpress.com/2018/12/18/bristled-finesse/

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Congratulations  to SJS for his top excellence award and daesang !!

 

 

 

 

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Yoo Seung Ho Warms Hearts With Adorable Reaction To So Ji Sub Winning At 2018 MBC Drama Awards

Dec 31, 2018
by J. Lim

Yoo Seung Ho’s elated reaction to So Ji Sub winning at the 2018 MBC Drama Awards has warmed the hearts of many.

The 2018 MBC Drama Awards was held on December 30 to celebrate the best and brightest actors and productions of the past year. Through the event, So Ji Sub walked home with two awards, the Top Excellence Award for an Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama and the Daesang [Grand Prize], for his role in the MBC series “Terius Behind Me.”

Yoo Seung Ho was there with Ha Ji Won to announce the winners for the Top Excellence Award in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama. Even before the results were known, Yoo Seung Ho looked excited at the fact that So Ji Sub was one of the nominees and when So Ji Sub was announced the winner, he smiled brightly and enthusiastically clapped along. When So Ji Sub arrived on stage to receive his trophy, cameras caught Yoo Seung Ho jumping into the older actor’s arms as he delivered the prize.

 

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Ever since he was a child actor, Yoo Seung Ho has had the nickname “Little So Ji Sub” and knowing this, the older actor has always looked out for him. Despite there being an age difference of 16 years, the two actors have maintained a close friendship of almost 10 years. So Ji Sub once described Yoo Seung Ho as “an angelic friend” during an interview last year and Yoo Seung Ho described him as “He’s always there to take care of me, even when I don’t ask.”

 

https://www.soompi.com/article/1285785wpp/yoo-seung-ho-warms-hearts-adorable-reaction-ji-sub-winning-2018-mbc-drama-awards

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He's soooo beautiful....

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So Ji-sub wins top prize at MBC Drama Awards

By Yoon Min-sik

Published : Dec 31, 2018 - 17:23 
Updated : Dec 31, 2018 - 17:23

Once considered just another pretty face, So Ji-sub has effectively solidified his position as one of the top actors on the small screen, notching his first top acting award from one of the three network television broadcasters in Korea.


So won the grand prize at the annual MBC Drama Awards held Sunday at the MBC Media Center in Sangam-dong, western Seoul. The honor was for his performance in the MBC drama “My Secret Terrius,” which aired between Sept. 27 and Nov. 15 and peaked with a 10.5 percent viewership share.

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So Ji-sub greets child actor Kim Gun-woo at the MBC Drama Awards held at MBC Media Center in western Seoul on Sunday. (Yonhap)

 



In the drama, So played a former secret agent who accidentally becomes a babysitter for the twins across the street.

The 41-year-old actor spent well-over a minute thanking his colleagues, from the production staff, the actors, the director and the employees at his agency. He even took time to do the “nose kiss” with fellow actor Kang Ki-young, which he had pledged to do if he won the prestigious award.

It marked a contrast to his usual routine, as he is known as a man of few words when accepting awards. This includes the famous “Thank you” acceptance speech at the 2012 SBS Drama Awards, during which he came up and just uttered the two words before stepping down.


The actor also took home the best male acting award, while his drama won six trophies including best viewer-picked drama of the year. 

So was met with skepticism when he began his acting career in 1996 -- having debuted as a jeans model with no prior training in acting -- but his acting career improved by leaps and bounds. 

His major breakthrough came when starring in the massively-popular 2004 KBS drama “I’m Sorry, I Love You,” when he won a number of acting awards including the most popular actor award at the 40th Baeksang Arts Awards.

Despite a number of hits and accolades under his belt, the top prize has always evaded So, as his acting prowess was rarely considered to be among the best.



Entertainment awards mired in controversy



The year-end entertainment awards for the big three TV channels also took place last week, with some winners embroiled in controversy.

Veteran comedian Lee Young-ja proved to be the biggest winner in the non-acting portion of the TV awards, winning the top prize at KBS and MBC. She was the first female grand prize winner in the history of the KBS entertainment awards show. Singer, actor and TV host Lee Seung-gi won the top award at SBS.

But controversy broke out when celebrity chef Baek Jong-won, who currently hosts three food-related shows with his name in the title at SBS, was snubbed by the broadcaster. He went home without a trophy, despite being considered to be a front-runner for the top award.

Similar controversy occurred with Lee Young-ja’s win at MBC, as she edged out popular comedian Park Na-rae.

Some disgruntled fans even took to the presidential office, with multiple petitions filed at the Cheong Wa Dae’s homepage. Cheong Wa Dae is mandated to officially answer any petition with over 200,000 signatures, although this appears unlikely as the most popular petition on this subject -- one calling for a state audit on Lee Seung-gi’s agency -- only got 180 supporters as of Monday morning.

 

Amid the petitions calling for the state to intervene in the TV award show, some people have even petitioned against such petitions, or to punish those demanding that the state use its authority to give prizes to their favorite stars.
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On 12/30/2018 at 9:06 AM, killarhee said:

He's soooo beautiful....

 

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Happy New Year everyone.

 

Agreed, he is so beautiful from the inside out. SJS deserved the Daesang Award and Top Excellence Award. Love his "koko" with Joon Joon twins. Jisub-ssi, you are so ready to be a husband and father and i hope this is on your bucket list for 2019. 

 

Thanks to every contributor in this forum. May we continue to love and support our One and Only SJS.

 

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On 1/1/2019 at 3:38 PM, killarhee said:

He's soooo beautiful....

 

So Ji-sub wins top prize at MBC Drama Awards

By Yoon Min-sik

Published : Dec 31, 2018 - 17:23 
Updated : Dec 31, 2018 - 17:23

Once considered just another pretty face, So Ji-sub has effectively solidified his position as one of the top actors on the small screen, notching his first top acting award from one of the three network television broadcasters in Korea.


So won the grand prize at the annual MBC Drama Awards held Sunday at the MBC Media Center in Sangam-dong, western Seoul. The honor was for his performance in the MBC drama “My Secret Terrius,” which aired between Sept. 27 and Nov. 15 and peaked with a 10.5 percent viewership share.

 

So Ji-sub greets child actor Kim Gun-woo at the MBC Drama Awards held at MBC Media Center in western Seoul on Sunday. (Yonhap)

 



In the drama, So played a former secret agent who accidentally becomes a babysitter for the twins across the street.

The 41-year-old actor spent well-over a minute thanking his colleagues, from the production staff, the actors, the director and the employees at his agency. He even took time to do the “nose kiss” with fellow actor Kang Ki-young, which he had pledged to do if he won the prestigious award.

It marked a contrast to his usual routine, as he is known as a man of few words when accepting awards. This includes the famous “Thank you” acceptance speech at the 2012 SBS Drama Awards, during which he came up and just uttered the two words before stepping down.


The actor also took home the best male acting award, while his drama won six trophies including best viewer-picked drama of the year. 

So was met with skepticism when he began his acting career in 1996 -- having debuted as a jeans model with no prior training in acting -- but his acting career improved by leaps and bounds. 

His major breakthrough came when starring in the massively-popular 2004 KBS drama “I’m Sorry, I Love You,” when he won a number of acting awards including the most popular actor award at the 40th Baeksang Arts Awards.

Despite a number of hits and accolades under his belt, the top prize has always evaded So, as his acting prowess was rarely considered to be among the best.



Entertainment awards mired in controversy



The year-end entertainment awards for the big three TV channels also took place last week, with some winners embroiled in controversy.

Veteran comedian Lee Young-ja proved to be the biggest winner in the non-acting portion of the TV awards, winning the top prize at KBS and MBC. She was the first female grand prize winner in the history of the KBS entertainment awards show. Singer, actor and TV host Lee Seung-gi won the top award at SBS.

But controversy broke out when celebrity chef Baek Jong-won, who currently hosts three food-related shows with his name in the title at SBS, was snubbed by the broadcaster. He went home without a trophy, despite being considered to be a front-runner for the top award.

Similar controversy occurred with Lee Young-ja’s win at MBC, as she edged out popular comedian Park Na-rae.

Some disgruntled fans even took to the presidential office, with multiple petitions filed at the Cheong Wa Dae’s homepage. Cheong Wa Dae is mandated to officially answer any petition with over 200,000 signatures, although this appears unlikely as the most popular petition on this subject -- one calling for a state audit on Lee Seung-gi’s agency -- only got 180 supporters as of Monday morning.

 

Amid the petitions calling for the state to intervene in the TV award show, some people have even petitioned against such petitions, or to punish those demanding that the state use its authority to give prizes to their favorite stars.

 

Hi killarhee, thanks for sharing this good news. It's his 1st award from MBC since he took three best acting awards from SBS and one best acting award from KBS before.   :lol:

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This year fans of So Ji Sub gets to meet him through his ASIA TOUR entitled HELLO. Anyone from this forum going to any of these countries? Do share. If we are destine to meet one another through his FM, it will be fun.

 

Tickets started selling for Japan earlier, Taiwan and now open for Indonesia.  

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, salad71 said:

This year fans of So Ji Sub gets to meet him through his ASIA TOUR entitled HELLO. Anyone from this forum going to any of these countries? Do share. If we are destine to meet one another through his FM, it will be fun.

 

Tickets started selling for Japan earlier, Taiwan and now open for Indonesia. 

 

 

Hi salad, thanks for sharing this. Oh....this is next month already. :lol:

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From An Introverted Child To A Hunk Actor, Model and Rapper.

 

So Ji Sub was an introvert as a child and never dreamt to become an actor. It was his dream to pose alongside his favorite Korean hip-hop artist, Kim Sung Jae, that paved the way to where he is now.

Before becoming an actor, So Ji Sub was a model for a clothing brand STORM in 1995. He then debuted as an actor in the sitcom Three Guys and Three Girls. After his acting debut, he appeared through small roles in late 1990s and early 2000s. He later on gained back his popularity as the second male lead in the drama, Glass Slippers.

 

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It was in the classic melodrama Something Happened In Bali that made So break the mainstream successHowever, it was his role as Cha Moo Hyuk in I’m Sorry, I Love You that made him as an established top star in South Korea.

 

After his military enlistment and a short break from Japanese and Chinese Market, So Ji Sub returned to small screen in Cain and Abel and once again proved his exceptional acting skills. He won the Best Actor Award at the 2009 Grimae Awards.

 

Breaking out from emotional roles, he transformed into a charismatic character in the thriller-romantic comedy The Master’s Sun alongside Gong Hyo Jin. The drama became a hit even outside Korea. He then starred in another romance series, Oh My Venus, where he played as celebrity trainer.

 

After his three-year break from small screen, he returned as an NIS agent in the spy drama My Secret Terrius

 

Aside from acting in television, So, is also known for record-breaking movies. His film portfolio includes, Always,  Battleship Island and his recent work Be With You, together with his Delicious Proposal co-star, Son Ye Jin. 

 

As A Book Author and Hip-Hop Artist

 

So Ji Sub proved that he is more than an award- winning actor. In 2010 he released a photo-essay titled, So Ji-sub’s Journey. In his book, So shared his journey since his debut, his essay on his favorite number 51, his love for the rainy days, Romeo and Juliet, and interactions with other artists. His literary project became a best-seller. Subsequently, he published his second book, Only You.

 

Additionally, he also published a magazine dedicated for his fans, which he named, “SONICe”He shared his personal thoughts on dating ideas and locations, his favorite food, books and more.

 

Furthermore, So is also a self professed hip-hop enthusiast. He released two tracks, namely, “Lonely Life” and “Foolish Love” using his monicker “G” or “G-Sonic”. The two songs were used as a soundtrack for his film, Rough Cut and his drama, Cain and Abel, respectively.

 

In 2011, he came out with a digital single, “Pick Up Line” using his own name. On the following year, he released his first EP, “Corona Borealis”.

 

He record his third EP, 6 PM…Ground in 2013. He followed it up in 2014 with his third EP 18 Years – a celebratory project for his 18 years in the entertainment industry

 

 

 

For details about So Ji Sub Hello! Asia Tour in Bangkok visit 411 Entertainment’s Facebook page.

 

 

source : HelloKpop

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